By Ignatius Donnelly
This 1882 vintage deals an erudite mix of facts from geologic, oceanographic, and anthropologic reports and continues to be a charming paintings of and exuberance and resourceful suggestion. 128 illus. creation through E. F. Bleiler.
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THE DELUGE LEGENDS OF OTHER NATIONS. 40 Atlantis: The Antideluvian World and at Hierapolis, in Syria, pilgrims came from a distance to appease the god of the earthquake, by pouring offerings into fissures of the earth said to have been made at the time Atlantis was destroyed. More than this, we know from Plato's history that the Athenians long preserved in their books the memory of a victory won over the Atlanteans in the early ages, and celebrated it by national festivals, with processions and religious ceremonies.
It was a body surrounded by water, and resting on nothing. "The earth," says Cosmos, "presses downward, but the igneous parts tend upward," and between the conflicting forces the earth hangs suspended,, like Mohammed's coffin in the old story. " He then gives us a more accurate map, in detail, of the known world of his day. I copy this map, not to show how much more we know than poor Cosmos, but because be taught that all around this habitable world there was yet another world, adhering closely on all sides to the circumscribing walls of heaven.
These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God. ] "The earth also was corrupt before God; and the earth was filled with violence. And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth. Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.